About Sybrand van der Zwaag
Sybrand van der Zwaag is full professor Novel Aerospace Materials at the faculty of Aerospace Engineering of the Delft University of Technology. After obtaining an MSc in Metallurgy from the TU Delft and a PhD in Applied Physics from Cambridge University he joined Akzo Nobel to work on structure formation in high performance aramid fibres. In 1992 he was appointed full professor at the TU Delft. He also leads the Dutch national research program on Self Healing Materials since 2005.
He has published over 500 journal publications in various fields of materials science.